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Eyo Festival: Pelu Awofeso Presents ‘White Lagos’

White Lagos is the ideal book and armchair travel companion for anyone who looks to witnessing the festival someday.

Why Etisalat Sponsors the £15,000 Prize for Literature

This year, two Nigerians and one South African are on the shortlist.

Caine Prize 2017 Shortlist – Nigerian Writers Dominate Again

The 2017 Caine Prize shortlist has been announced and this year's shortlist is as exciting as it is surprising

AFRIMA 2017 Call For Entry

The AFRIMA awards is celebrating excellence in musical artistry in Africa and the Diaspora, featuring 33 categories across the five regions of Africa and music genre, with a reward of 23.9 carat gold AFRIMA plated trophy.

African Union Unveils 2017 AFRIMA Calendar; Submission of Entries Starts May 8

The All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, is a music property developed to celebrate, reward and showcase the rich musical culture of Africa.

On Fela! The Broadway Musical: When Everybody Says Yeah Yeah

The command performance of Fela! The Broadway Musical at Eko Hotel was a spectacularly rich reminder of the legacy of the Afrobeat legend

Isale Eko: So Much Fun and Learning in One Powerful Play

Isale Eko is a deeply entertaining play about 14th century Lagos telling a story of love amidst a power play and slave trade

Nigerian Writer Tomi Adeyemi’s Fantasy Novel Lands Major Movie Deal!

Tomi Adeyemi is over the moon with joy and has taken to Twitter to celebrate the news

YorùbáName Begins $4000 Text to Speech (TTS) Fundraising Drive

This fundraiser hopes to raise $4,000 to enable the kickoff of the speech synthesis program that will turn written Yorùbá text into speech

Lagos NIPR Endorses Isale Eko Stage Play to Mark Lagos @ 50

The play is scheduled to hold on Easter Friday 14th – Saturday 15th, April 2017 at the iconic MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos.

The Lagos Theatre Festival 2017 – A Palatable Feast of Diverse Servings

In the first few minutes of the play 'The Audition' a believable kiss is shared between two women on stage without the benefit of backstory. This is not the only thing that is unusual about this masterful and repartee-filled play.

Chimamanda Adichie Talks New Book -‘Dear Ijeawele’, More on Her First Facebook Live Interview

Chimamanda Adichie has a new book out today- "Dear Ijeawele: A Feminist Manifesto in 15 Suggestions", and Nikolas Kristof interviews her live on Facebook; for the first time.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Elected Into the American Academy of Arts and Letters!

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has added yet another feather to her already decorated hat.

The Lagos Theatre Festival 2017 Begins on High Note

The Lagos Theatre Festival 2017 has kicked off and lovers of good theatre are hereby put on notice.

British Council Announces Lagos Theatre Festival 2017 Themed ‘Rhythm of the City’ 

With 109 shows, 35 companies and 5,500 theatre goers attending in 2016, Lagos Theatre Festival remains one of the most diverse and exciting events of its kind and will continue to present the best in contemporary and classic work from leading artists.

Cobhams Asuquo Releases ‘Empty’ Ahead Of Album Launch 

A few weeks ago, Cobhams announced that he was launching his singing career by dropping his first album entitled 'For You'.

Eargasm Concert Will Surpass Other Events Happening in February – 2Baba

'Every other event that will take place that period will be like normal events, no extra activity. This is going to be classy and like the name suggests, Eargasm is going to be 'ear-blowing'

Lagos is the Hub of the Nigerian Creative Sector – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described Lagos State as the hub of the Creative Sector in Nigeria, hence it has a...

Meet MYOA, The Nigerian Soul Pop Singer Who Will Perform at the American Superbowl

The eldest of three, Myoa began singing in school choirs, competitions and concerts, penning her first song at the age of 9. Her deep-seeded desire for a music career continued...

Dear Genevieve, Your Mediocrity is Encouraged – By Anonymous

Genevieve, the world cares. Even Etisalat with its popularity contest turned Prize for Flash Fiction is seeking quality and creativity. Plus, the great Pa for all of his “write, just write” is not yet a Linda Ikeji.